Which content types are supported in the Mobile app

TalentLMS offers a mobile app for Android and iOS users. The app is free to download through the Play store and the App store. The app is designed for learners and it supports the following types of content:
  • Simple text
  • HTML text 
  • Vimeo/YouTube (not available for offline use)
  • PDF 
  • Video
  • PPT 
  • Images 
  • H5P (through iFrame)
  • Units containing iframes with external source (not available for offline use)
  • MS Office files (for iOS users)
  • Scorm (html5 based only)
The content types that are not currently supported are:
  • Tincan content
  • Tests with non supported type of questions 
  • MS Office files (Android Only)
  • ILT units
  • Slideshare
  • Units containing object or embedded elements
  • Units containing iframe with external source

The mobile app supports tests which include only the following question types:

  • "Drag and Drop"
  • "Empty Spaces"
  • "Multiple choices with Single answer"
  • "Multiple choices with Many answers"
  • "True/False"
Tests that are not currently supported are:
  • Randomized tests
  • With enabled option "require learner snapshot to start the test"
  • With enabled option "require password to start the test"
  • With a delay between attempts set
Offline functionality

Some of the content types can also be available when the users are Offline, meaning that they don't have access to the Internet. When they are back online, any progress made while being offline will be synched.
Tests and surveys are available while the users are offline. This means that in case a user does not have access to mobile data (3G, 4G, etc) or Wi-Fi, they will be able to complete a test or survey. Furthermore, they can access any uploaded video files but they cannot view videos from YouTube/Vimeo since this action requires an active internet connection. They can also access any uploaded audio, PDF files, HTML and simple text units.

In order to see the offline content, the user should:
  • Press the sync button on a course, and download the content.
  • Download a single unit, just by clicking on it.
Note 1: You are able to delete all or specific downloaded courses through the setting options.
Note 2: Non-compatible units (units that can not be viewed offline or the app does not support yet) will properly show on the unit list but the learner will not be able to open them. TalentLMS will display the following message: "The unit is not available".


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